Sutherland, Ross and Cromarty (Commonwealth Parliament constituency)

During the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, called the Protectorate, the Scottish sheriffdoms of Sutherland, Ross and Cromarty were jointly represented by one Member of Parliament in the House of Commons at Westminster from 1654 until 1659.

Sutherland, Ross and Cromarty
Former Constituency
for the Protectorate Parliament
RegionScotland
Former constituency
Created1654
Abolished1659
Created fromScotland
Replaced bySutherland
Ross
Cromarty

List of Members of ParliamentEdit

Parliament Dates Name
First Protectorate Parliament 3 September 1654 – 22 January 1655 vacant?
Second Protectorate Parliament 17 September 1656 – 4 February 1658 Dr Thomas Clarges[1]
Third Protectorate Parliament 27 January 1650 – 22 April 1659 Ralph Knight[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M. W. Helms and Leonard Naylor, CLARGES, Thomas (c.1618-95), of Westminster and Stoke Poges, Bucks. in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690 (1983). Online version accessed 9 August 2014.
  2. ^ M. W. Helms and John. P. Ferris, KNIGHT, Ralph (c.1619-91), of Langold, Yorks. and Langwith, Notts. in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690 (1983). Online version accessed 9 August 2014.